Aaliyah was an R&B singer, dancer and actress known for songs such as Back & Forth, If Your Girl Only Knew, We Need a Resolution and Try Again. Her role in redefining contemporary R&B and hip hop got her the nickname the Princess of R&B. Her life came to a tragic end in 2001 when she died in a plane crash at the age of 22.
Her debut album, Age Aint Nothing but a Number was released when she was only 15. The album produced the hit single Back & Forth and propelled her to international stardom. She made her acting debut in the 2000 film Romeo Must Die. Her third and final album titled Aaliyah was released in 2001.
At the age of 15, she was illegally married to singer R. Kelly.
Famous quotes by Aaliyah
All I can do is leave it in God's hands and hope that my fans feel where I'm coming from.Aaliyah
I don't think about my previous success. I'm happy that the work I've done has been very successful.Aaliyah
I know that people think I'm sexy and I am looked at as that. It is cool with me. It's wonderful to have sexy appeal. If you embrace it, it can be a very beautiful thing.Aaliyah
I want people to remember me as a full on entertainer and a good person.Aaliyah
If you want to go to the mall, you have to take security. But it's always cool. The kids are amazing.Aaliyah
It's really a sad story, and I liked that. The songs on this album talk about relationships in every aspect.Aaliyah
Aaliyah was a famous American singer, dancer, and actress, who was born on January 16, 1979. As a person born on this date, Aaliyah is listed in our database as the 3rd most popular celebrity for the day (January 16) and the 14th most popular for the year (1979).
People born on January 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Aaliyah is the 119th most popular Capricorn.
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